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· February, 2006

Stories about Anguilla from February, 2006

Caribbean: World Cup 2007 security

Barbados Free Press has it from “a confidential source” that “British and South African intelligence agencies and counter-terror units are to play major planning and operational roles in providing security...

Caribbean: Cricket shrink

Ri imagines a conversation between the West Indies cricket team's captain, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, and the team's new Irish shrink.

Caribbean: Music and copyright

Attorney and writer/blogger Nyashazasha publishes a well-researched article on copyright issues affecting the Caribbean music industry.

Caribbean: Hurricane season

“My Caribbean and Florida bloggers, do you realise we are less than 16 weeks away from hurricane season”? asks Cayman Islands-based blogger Ri.

Caribbean: Food stories

Iriepeople.com publishes a recipe for Escovitch Fish, while Can Cook Must, Cook hunts for a good roti in London and reviews a new Caribbean cookbook.

Caribbean: Racism in cricket?

Trinidadian journalist Vaneisa Baksh joins the debate on racism in cricket going on at the Cricinfo – Wicket to Wicket blog with a susbstantial article which concludes that, while racism...

Caribbean: Cricket notes

The West Indies Cricket Blog links to an article which looks back at the history of West Indies tours to New Zealand, “including the infamous 1980 series when the umpires...

Caribbean: Cricket World Cup in jeopardy?

The West Indies Cricket Blog links to a Guardian article which casts some doubt upon the Caribbean's ability to host the Cricket World Cup in 2007.

Caribbean, South Africa: Legacy and succession

South Africa-based Caribbean blogger Crossing Worlds wonders whether the struggle begun by the architects of the independence movement is safe in the hands of the current generation. “As the US...

Caribbean: Caribbean Single Market ignored

Barbados Free Press notes the striking lack of attention paid to last week's historic ratification of the Caribbean Single Market by the international press.

Caribbean: Plantains & film

The Caribbean Beat Blog links to a NY Times article about an ingenious new plantain peeler, and reports that the 1957 film “Island in the Sun”, which was filmed in...

Caribbean: where to put “Caribbean”?

“A little while ago, I corrected someone who called me “a writer of Caribbean science fiction.” I said that it would be more accurate to call me a Caribbean writer...

Caribbean: Countdown to Cricket World Cup

The West Indies Cricket Blog notes on February 4 that there are “exactly 400 days left until the opening ceremony of World Cup 2007“

Caribbean: Bloggers invited to tourism press conference

Don Dunnigton at the IAOC Blog reports that bloggers have been invited to attend a press conference hosted by the Caribbean Tourism Organization in New York, which causes the Caribbean...

Caribbean: 10 best first lines

Nicholas at The Caribbean Beat blog lists his picks for the 10 best first lines from West Indian novels.

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